NTAC: Averting Targeted School Violence

In their most recent study, the U.S. Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) examined 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools from 2006-2018. The key findings of the study are clear and consistent: Individuals contemplating violence often exhibit observable behaviors, and when community members report these behaviors, the next tragedy can be averted. The Secret Service encourages its educational, medical and public safety partners to review the information within, and use it to guide best practices for maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment for all children.

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Campus Security


School Personnel